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FileMaker 6 Slow Network Speeds

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We have several clients running our solution over a network with FileMaker 6 hosting on the server computer. For some clients it works extremely well and they experience very quick speeds but for others it runs very slow over their network. The speeds don

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I am not a network guru, but I did experience a similar slow network problem.

In my office, we run FileMaker 5.5 and most stations have a Windows 2000 Pro OS. My "server" is a desktop running Windows 2000 Pro. When I started to share the files, the network was quick and all FileMaker activity was very slow. I was able to solve the problem by creating a separate drive on the "server" and placing only our FileMaker files on it.

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What were the network card attributes in the different computers? What were the performance tuning settings? With 10 remote computers, you really should be running FileMaker Server.

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